Charleston Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Mingo Central's Dillon MetroNews HS Football Player of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Mingo Central quarterback Jeremy Dillon threw for 178 yards and two touchdowns, along with 64 rushing yards and another score for the Miners in the Class AA state title win. MATEWAN, W.Va.

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  2. Lawmakers told without action 2018 budget deficit "north of $400 million"Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - State Revenue Secretary Bob Kiss told state lawmakers Tuesday that if there are no further state budget cuts or tax increases the 2018 fiscal year budget will have a deficit "north of $400 million."

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  3. History of USS West Virginia recounted for 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    The USS West Virginia was the only active ship to be present when Japanese forces attacked Pearl Harbor and also at the surrender that brought an end to World War II. The vessel was among the U.S. Pacific fleet stationed at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii while Japanese fighters were trying to seize resources in the South Pacific.

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  4. Charleston restaurant icon Joe Fazio dead at 94Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Those who knew Joe Fazio of Charleston would agree he lived a full life. The long time and well known Charleston resident died Sunday at the age of 94. "I was working at night and I used to go eat late after I got off work at the Sterling Restaurant and Joe was a coffee drinker and he used to come in there," said Charleston Mayor Danny Jones while talking about Fazio on his radio show 580-Live on MetroNews Affiliate 580-WCHS.

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  5. Buck numbers near DNR predictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va . - Hunters killed 45,871 bucks during the recently completed two week traditional buck hunting season in West Virginia.

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  6. Justice tabs Casey for chief of staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Governor-elect Jim Justice has chosen former West Virginia Democratic Party chair and congressional candidate Nick Casey as his chief of staff, Justice announced Monday. "Nick Casey is as genuine as they come, and will be a tremendous asset to my administration and the people of West Virginia," Justice said in a news release.

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  7. Capito and GOP leaders say 'It's time to govern'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Republicans now dominate West Virginia's elected offices, and several of the GOP's top representatives in West Virginia gathered Monday to say they know it's time to deliver. "We have such a great opportunity here," said U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito, ticking off a list of the offices that Republicans will now hold, including president, both houses of Congress including herself and all three of West Virginia's representatives, the majority of the state Board of Public Works and both houses of the state Legislature.

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  8. USS West Virginia the focus of new Culture Center exhibit opening for 75th Pearl Harbor anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    This signal bell was on board the USS West Virginia. It's part of a special exhibit dedicated to the battleship that opens Sunday at the Culture Center in Charleston.

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  9. Tomblin holds final meeting with substance abuse councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin says substance abuse in West Virginia is now looked at as an illness not a crime. Tomblin met with the Governor's Advisory Council on Substance Abuse , which he established in 2011, for the last time as governor Friday in Charleston.

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  10. Two revelations in James Means slaying caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Two stunning revelations came out of a preliminary hearing in the first-degree murder case of 62-year-old Charleston resident William Pulliam, who is accused of fatally shooting 15-year-old James Means and then telling police he took "another piece of trash off the street."

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  11. WVSSAC director excited about live television for Super SixRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    This weekend's Super Six High School football championships in Wheeling will be available to a much wider audience. In addition to the traditional MetroNews coverage on radio stations across the state, television coverage of the games will be streamed to the Metronews Channel at WVMetronews.com and the Class AA game Friday night and the Class AAA game Saturday at noon will be carried live on Root Sports.

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  12. Charleston man charged with teen's shooting death to appear in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    A man charged in the shooting death of a Charleston teenager will appear in court Thursday afternoon for his preliminary hearing. William Pulliam, 62, of Charleston, is accused of fatally shooting James Means, 15, on Charleston's East End Nov. 21. Pulliam was charged with first degree murder.

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  13. Students convert Capitol into a computer game and earn rewardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Students from around West Virginia benefited from a classic no-lose situation: They played Minecraft, received recognition for it at the state Capitol and won prizes too.

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  14. Scholarships benefit students whose parents experienced workplace injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Hyson, a freshman at the University of Charleston, is a pre-pharmacy major. She is a beneficiary of Kids' Chance, which provides scholarships to West Virginia students who have a parent who was seriously, catastrophically or fatally injured in a work-related accident.

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  15. MetroNews legal analyst thinks changes should be made for Board of Public Works selection processRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Charleston-based attorney and MetroNews legal analyst Harvey Peyton thinks the number of elected office-holders on the Board of Public Works should shrink. "Money is such an issue and good government is such an issue," Peyton said on Tuesday's edition of "The Mike Queen Show" on the AJR News Network.

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  16. W.Va. coal executive 'hopeful, positive' about Trump presidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    The president of the West Virginia Coal Association is "hopeful" President-Elect Donald Trump can help save the coal industry. "The fellow sitting in the White House can make a big, big difference," Bill Raney said on MetroNews "Talkline."

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  17. Amtrak eyes daily service along West Virginia routesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Charleston Mayor Danny Jones is a train travel enthusiast, making trips across the country on Amtrak several times a year. So you can imagine his position on the possibility of Amtrak's Cardinal line, which has several stops in West Virginia, increasing its frequency from three trips a week to seven.

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  18. Group still hopeful about Route 2/I-68 connectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    The committee formed to promote the widening of Route 2 and expansion of Interstate 68 into the Ohio Valley has seen slight improvements mile by mile. "We see some progress, particularly on Route 2, because the nature of that construction would be that it could be built 2 or 3 miles at a time," noted Charlie Clements, executive director of the Route 2 & I-68 Authority.

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  19. Sometimes in W.Va., urban agriculture can be a game of chickenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    These are Emilee Ryan's chickens from back when she had a full crew. Pictured from left to right" Mean, Pepper, L.F., Golden Girls, Peanut, Nugget, Henri, Malloy, Black Beauty, Twopeck, Matilda, and Popcorn.

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  20. Putnam County company may add Cuba to export destination listRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Representatives with a Putnam County business plan to visit the Cuban Embassy in Washington, D.C. within the next couple of weeks to follow-up on potential trade opportunities discovered during a recent trip to Cuba.

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